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Caste Census
Opinion  /  Published 07.10.21

Caste data: Forgotten gold mine

India has not forgotten a social category called ‘caste’. This reality has been used relentlessly by various interest-groups, but with different degrees of seriousness. Counting the number...
By N.K. Sahu

India  /  Published 29.09.21

UP polls: Akhilesh promises caste census

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday promised to go in for the caste census in Uttar Pradesh if voted to power. He made the promise alleging that the BJP-led central government is fighti...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.21

Count all: Centre says no to caste census

The Centre, as is often the case, has tied itself up in knots. Narendra Modi’s government has informed the Supreme Court that the socio-economic caste census data cannot be used because of their...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 27.09.21

Jharkhand letter to Shah on caste census

An all-party delegation from Jharkhand, led by chief minister Hemant Soren, met Union home minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Sunday afternoon and submitted a letter demanding a caste census. Sources...
By Achintya Ganguly, Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Ranchi, New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.09.21

Nitish demands caste census

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday reiterated his demand for a caste census, saying it is in national interest and will facilitate development of the communities lagging in development. Aske...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 26.09.21

Caste census: Tejashwi seeks Opp support

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Saturday wrote to 33 Opposition leaders to seek their support for the demand for a caste census. The Centre had in an affidavit in the Supre...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 24.09.21

Caste census: BJP slams opp

A day after the Modi government in an affidavit in the Supreme Court virtually ruled out caste census, the BJP on Friday took a swipe at parties advocating it and asked how much representation have th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.09.21

Mayawati slams Centre on caste census

BSP president Mayawati on Friday expressed grave concern over the Central government's refusal for caste Census of backward classes and said it exposed the BJP of using the community only for its ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.21

Caste: parties told to meet Shah

Prime minister Narendra Modi has not given an appointment to Hemant Soren to discuss the need for a caste based census in the upcoming national population survey, but has suggested that the chief mini...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.09.21

Census: Hemant plans to meet PM

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has announced that he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for a caste based census, throwing his weight behind his counterparts in several Opposition-...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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